Manchester City squad news: Injury, suspension list vs Southampton

Sports Mole sums up all the latest Manchester City injury and suspension news ahead of their FA Cup clash with Southampton.

Manchester City will try to secure their place in the semi-finals of the FA Cup when they go to Southampton Sunday afternoon.

The Citizens enter the game after a goalless draw with Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Monday, which left them four points clear of second-placed Liverpool at the top of the table.

Pep GuardiolaThe team also recently secured their place in the Champions League quarter-finals, so the club are competing on three fronts in the final stages of the campaign.

Right here, sports mole rounds up all the injury and suspension news for Man City ahead of the clash with Southampton, who enter the game after three straight defeats.

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Status: Outside
Type of injury: Tendon
Possible return date: Unknown

Ruben Dias suffered a hamstring injury against Peterborough United in the FA Cup and is not expected to be back on the pitch for the Citizens until at least the start of April.

Manchester City's Cole Palmer celebrates scoring their sixth goal against Wycombe on September 21, 2021© Reuters

Status: major doubt
Type of injury: Foot
Possible return date: 20 March (v Southampton)

Cole Palmer is closing in on a return from a foot injury, with the striker potentially making the bench against Southampton at the weekend.


Manchester City's Benjamin Mendy with manager Pep Guardiola after being substituted on August 15, 2021© Reuters

Possible return date: Unknown

Subject to a police charge, left-back Benjamin Mendy remains suspended by the Citizens.

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